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    So . . . Yeah. That Happened.

    That happened.Here’s my introduction.It is an honor to introduce the Governor of Texas, Rick Perry.Rick Perry knows the power of the American Dream. He’s the son of tenant farmers… among the first in his family to graduate from college… a proud Air Force veteran… and married to his high school sweetheart, Anita – the first girl he ever dated. They are the proud parents of | Read More »

    The Horserace for August 12, 2011

    IA Caucus: Feb. 6, 2012NH Primary: Feb. 7, 2012NV Caucus: Feb. 18, 2012SC Primary: Feb. 28, 2012This is a special edition of the horserace, the day before Ames and the RedState Gathering.Last night in Iowa, the Republicans debated. It was like the Island of Misfit Toys. Mitt Romney won the debate if only because Ames is apparently not big enough for two Minnesotans. The barbs | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 12, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For August 12, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. The Horserace for August 12, 20112. You Know The Left Truly Fears a GOP Candidate When…3. Striking Union Extremists Imprison Verizon Replacement Workers In Pennsylvania

    Morning Briefing for August 11, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For August 11, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. The RedState Gathering 2011, Charleston, SC2. GOP Picks for Super Duper Committee Won’t Make a Difference3. Obama’s Problem According To Maureen Dowd: No Villains4. Government Motors Spends Your Money5. Keystone XL Pipeline: Bureaucratic Hacky-Sack

    The RedState Gathering 2011, Charleston, SC

    Please find below the final agenda for the RedState Gathering. Please note that Governor Perry’s address has been moved back to 1:00 p.m. from 1:30 p.m.We will have 397 registered attendees from just about every state in the union and a total of approximately 550 attendees present for Governor Rick Perry’s speech.To conclude the RedState Gathering, we will have a special presentation of Stephen K. | Read More »

    A Good Way to Save Money

    Newt Gingrich has come up with a good way to save some American dollars — stop funding the United Nations.U.N. corruption was on full display last week when, as the Hudson Institute’s Anne Bayefsky noted, the U.N. published its provisional list of speakers for the September opening session. It listed the speaker from “Palestine” as the “Head of State” for the first time ever.This is | Read More »

    Looking for Big Themes in Wisconsin

    Last night on twitter, I wrote “Dear GOP: don’t mimic Dem spin that this will have any relevance on 2012. It won’t.” Interestingly, the first reaction to that from Congressman Patrick McHenry’s (R-NC) Chief of Staff was that I was “officially rooting against Republicans.”Now, I don’t know this lady from Adam . . . or I guess I should say Eve, but I find it | Read More »

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    Morning Briefing for August 10, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For August 10, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. Balanced Approach: The Tax Hikes That Democrats Should Propose2. Verizon Strikers Using Children, Harassing & Menacing Replacement Workers3. The Enemy Within4. Verizon Offers $50,000 Reward After Sabotage On Day Two Of Militant Union Strike

    A Come to Jesus Night on Radio #EERS

    We’re going to have a come to Jesus meeting on the radio tonight from 7 to 10. You can listen live by clicking right here and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.

    Barack Obama’s George Bush Problem

    Barack Obama has a George Bush problem. This is not a W problem, but an H. W. problem.Back in 1991, George H. W. Bush’s approval rating went up to between 89% and 91% in February of that year. He was on a high from winning the Iraq War.The Democrats were confounded and had no real answer to put up as an alternative. There was a | Read More »

    Morning Briefing for August 9, 2011

    RedState Morning Briefing For August 9, 2011Go to www.RedStateMB.com to getthe Morning Briefing every morning at no charge.1. About Charleston and Rick Perry2. Barack Obama’s George Bush Problem3. In All Seriousness, What If Barack Obama Is Right?4. DEA now linked to Operation Fast & Furious.5. It’s Time for a Balanced Approach to Deficits and Green Energy6. Jean-Claude Trichet’s Italian Job

    Special Edition of the Radio Show #EERS

    Between the credit downgrade and Rick Perry’s news, I’m on at 6:40 p.m. tonight until 10p.m. tonight and will take your phone calls.You can listen live by clicking right here and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.Consider this an open thread.

    About Charleston and Rick Perry

    According to news reports, Rick Perry is announcing he’ll be running for President at the RedState Gathering.I know nothing. My information comes from these same news reports.The RedState Gathering is the same day as the straw poll in Ames, IA.If the Governor announces or, as Reuters suggests, “strongly hints” well then that’s just cool and fine with me.See, I told you people you should have | Read More »

    In All Seriousness, What If Barack Obama Is Right?

    Seriously. All you people on left and right, suspend your disbelief for one minute. Seriously.What if Barack Obama was right and S&P just got it wrong.Here’s what I’m hearing and it gives credence to this theory.S&P, I’m told, began telling some of its clients about the downgrade on Friday morning. That’s why the market was so screwed up on Friday.By Friday afternoon, the Treasury Department | Read More »